The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is the new entrant to Samsung’s Galaxy S4 flagship. Popular for being waterproof and dust resistant, this sturdy smartphone is equipped with Samsung’s Touchwiz skin on the Android 4.2.2 version. However, many users prefer the stock Android that comes pre-installed in the Galaxy S4 Google Edition to the Touchwiz. This article will now explain how to install the Android 4.2.2 Google Edition ROM on your Galaxy S4 Active.

S4 Active Google Edition Rom

Known Bugs:

  • Camera not working.


Now follow the below steps:

Disclaimer: No member of this site is responsible for any bricked devices. Follow this tutorial at your own risk.


  1. Download the zip file and copy it to your SD card.
  2. Create a Nandroid backup from recovery, in case anything goes wrong.
  3. Now perform full data wipe task. To do so, click “Wipe Data/Factory Reset”, then choose “Yes” on next screen to confirm.
  4. Next wipe cache and the dalvik cache.
  5. Now go to “Install zip from SD card” and then “Select zip from SD card”. Choose the zip file that you previously copied to your SD card.
  6. Reboot your Device (the first boot can take 5-10 min).
  7. If the phone doesn’t boot even after 10 minutes, reboot in CWM, make a full wipe again and then reboot again.

You don’t need to install Gapps separately as they are included in the ROM itself.

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